Percy Hodge

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First name: Percy

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Last name: Hodge

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Percy Hodge, warehouseman of Manly, N.S.W. served with the 1st Field Ambulance Brigade, Dec. 1915-Jan. 1916, 1st Australian Divisional Ammunition Column, Jan.-Mar. 1916, 6th Battery, Mar.-Oct. 1916, 1st Australian Divisional Artillery Headquarters, Oct. 1916-May 1917 and with the 1st Australian Divisional Signal Company, May 1917-July 1919. Enlisted as Gunner, and Sapper on NR.

Military parade, Macquarie Street, Sydney
A birthday treat(y) signals a short-lived period of world peace

Being an ardent pacifist I was delighted to discover that the Treaty of Versailles was signed on 28 June – my birthday!  An examination of the souvenir programme, Victory Celebrations (Signing of Peace), revealed a route  that was to pass in front of the original Mitchell Library.  Further searching of the Library’s collections revealed this magnificent photo of the event.
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